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RedAbbeyTower , the only medieval building left in Cork, is all that remains of a 14th-century Augustinian priory...
Blackrock Castle is a restored 16th-century castle that now, rather incongruously, hosts a science centre and observatory. But kids love it and the pastoral location is worth the jaunt. Take bus 2 to get there.
Cork had the largest butter market in the world during the 1860s, exporting butter as far as India, South America and Australia...
You can’t help but smile at the West Cork Model Railway Village. It features a vast outdoor recreation of the West Cork Railway as it was during the 1940s and superb miniature models of the main towns in West Cork...
Of the more than 30,000 ring forts scattered across Ireland, Lisnagun is the only one that’s been reconstructed on its original site...
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